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KIU criticized for move to deny pregnant students exams

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has criticized the move by Kampala International University (KIU) to stop female nurses and mid wives from sitting for the national examination on grounds of pregnancy. In a memo presented to Parliament by Sarah Opendi, Tororo District MP, KIU was quoted to have instructed …

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UNEB: School directors remanded over examination malpractices

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kamuli grade one magistrate, Aisha Nabukeera, on Friday remanded Moses Kamya, the director of Mustard Seed Senior Secondary School and the director of studies, Hawali Muledu, to Kamuli government prisons, over abetting examination malpractice. Their school is located within Busoota zone, in Southern …

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Drunk teacher arrested invigilating pre-PLE exams

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kitgum District is holding a teacher of Putuke Primary in Kitgum Matidi Sub County for reporting to school to invigilate pre-PLE examinations while drunk. The Kitgum Matidi Sub County LCIII Chairperson Thomas Khempis Lapyem says that the arrest of Charles Ayella follows …

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Angry pupils in Gulu lock up headteacher’s office over exams

  Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pupils of Kitino Tima Primary School in Omel sub county, Gulu district have chased their school head teacher and locked her office over allegations of failing to deliver exams. Mary Filder Lakaraber was reportedly pulled out of her office on Tuesday afternoon by more …

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Gov’t warns Seed Schools against charging UNEB fees

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has warned administrators of Seed Schools against charging candidates the Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB registration fees. According to the Ministry of Education and Sports government, Seed Schools are typical Universal Secondary schools (USE) schools that are not expected to charge candidates because the …

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Vocational final exams not compulsory – NCDC

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Curriculum Development Centre –NCDC says it is not compulsory for learners to sit for the final assessment of the vocational subjects. This is in line with the new lower secondary curriculum that was introduced by the government in 2020 for skills …

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